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Matthew Jenkins

2008 - University of Tennessee, Masters
Business Administration
2003 - University of Tennessee, B.S.
Logistics & Transportation
2001 - Pellissippi State Technical Community College, A.A.S.
Computer Science


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Matthew Jenkins is a Doctoral Candidate in Supply Chain Management at the Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee. His primary research interests concern strategic adaptive supply chain capabilities, with a focus on adaptation of supply chain strategy and operations in emerging markets. Prior to pursuing his PhD, Matt’s professional career involved 2 years at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory / Department of Energy managing database systems to support environmental science research. His background also consists of 3 years at Pfizer Inc., where he led the development of business intelligence systems for North American Logistics, 5 years at Siemens Medical Solutions, where he directed all purchasing, logistics, and materials management operations associated with global radiopharmaceutical production, and 2 years at ABT Molecular Imaging, where he commercialized the global supply chain for medical equipment and sterile medical product distribution.

Matthew has been recognized for his research efforts, receiving the Outstanding Doctoral Student Researcher Award in Supply Chain Management in 2016. He has also taught three different courses during his time in the PhD program, including introduction to supply chain management, intermediate supply chain management (including both the operations management and supply management modules), and supply chain modeling and analysis.

Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management ~ 310 Stokely Management Center ~ Knoxville, TN ~ 37996-0530
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